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American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons President John R. Tongue, MD, released a statement congratulating President Barack Obama on his re-election and said the organization is ready to assist the President in healthcare-related issues.
September 19, 2012
The American Joint Replacement Registry is an initiative to improve quality, outcomes and cost-effectiveness of total joint replacements. Today, the registry has contracts with 51 institutions representing 72 hospitals. With current sites, the registry has gathered data on more than 30,000 procedures.
Published in Orthopedic Sports Medicine
September 18, 2012
The American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons' board of directors has approved a plan to construct a new headquarters in Rosemont, Ill.
Published in Improving Practice Profits
August 01, 2012
Former AAOS President E. Anthony Rankin, MD, received the Providence Hospital's Advocate Award for his work on behalf of the less fortunate in Washington, D.C.
The AAOS Fellow and Council on Advocacy Chairman Peter J. Mandell, MD, testified this week before the House Ways and Means Health Subcommittee in Washington, D.C., with recommendations for developing a more sustainable Medicare physician payment system.
July 24, 2012
Texas Orthopaedic Association Executive Director Donna Parker was selected as the Executive Director of the Year at the National Orthopaedic Leadership Conference in Washington, D.C, according to an AAOS Now report.
The American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons based in Rosemont, Ill., named Constance M. Filling as its new chief education officer, beginning June 1.
John R. Tongue, MD, president of the American Association of Orthopaedic Surgeons, recently released a statement on the Supreme Court's decision to uphold the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act.
A federal jury in Philadelphia voted to uphold the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons Professional Compliance Program against a challenge from an orthopedic surgeon, according to an AAOS Now report.
Published in News and Analysis
The American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons announced support for the Ponesti International Association, which created a pathway for training and treating patients with the Ponesti Method for congenital clubfoot in underserved populations, according to an AAOS Now report.